Marketplace for Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2007
Nov 28, 2007

Marketplace for Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2007

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When this man talks, markets get giddy

Nov 28, 2007
Donald Kohn, vice chairman of the Federal Reserve, gave a little speech this morning in which he indicated the Fed might cut interest rates. Wall Street got all excited, despite the fact that Kohn emphasized how bad the economy was. Kai Ryssdal has more.

On the road to new fuel economy rules?

Nov 28, 2007
Congress is close to requiring higher fuel economy standards. They would be tucked into a huge energy package, which could come to a vote as early as next week. Sam Eaton reports.

What's OPEC thinking?

Nov 28, 2007
OPEC's has been making noises about a production increase. But since it can be tough to figure out what makes the oil cartel tick, Kai Ryssdal turns to Greg Priddy, an oil analyst at the Eurasia Group, for some insight.

R.J. Reynolds to pull cigarette ads

Nov 28, 2007
After taking some heat for its print ads, cigarette maker R.J. Reynolds says it's going to stop advertising in newspapers and magazines next year. Janet Babin reports.

Talk-show host Daly to cross picket line

Nov 28, 2007
Late-night talk show host Carson Daly is breaking ranks with Jay, Dave, and Conan on the Writers Guild Strike. He's going back to work on Monday -- deal or no deal. And he's asked non-union writers to give him material. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Late-night talk show host Carson Daly
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Telecoms should fight illegal orders

Nov 28, 2007
The Senate is scheduled to take up an electronic surveillance bill next week that would give telecommunications companies immunity from lawsuits over wiretaps dating back to 9/11. Commentator Robert Reich says that's a bad idea.

SEC blocks shareholder-rights effort

Nov 28, 2007
The Securities and Exchange Commission has thrown cold water on an attempt by shareholder-rights advocates to make it easier to nominate their own candidates to corporate boards of directors. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

China teaches new steps for staying thin

Nov 28, 2007
Rising childhood obesity rates in China are a side-effect of rapid economic development. But Beijing has a response designed to keep kids on their feet. Scott Tong reports.

Music from the episode

Around The World Daft Punk
Uninvisible Medeski, Martin & Wood
Spellbound Rae & Christian
Sweet Avenue Jets To Brazil
Sweet Avenue Jets To Brazil